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On Sunday, December 10, the Nobel Committee will award the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
Chicago, IllinoisFall Medical Student Get-Together
Co-sponsored by Chicago PSR and Physicians for a National Health Plan Illinois.
Cedar Rapids, IowaStudent PSR Meet-Up
Students, join fellow SPSR members to build lasting relationships, utilize advocacy skills for social change, learn from experts, effectively recruit new members, and learn how you could be part of the exciting opportunities in the upcoming year.
Advocacy writing may sound scary, but with our helpful tips and encouragement, you'll be writing in no time! This presentation will focus on letters-to-the-editor and opinion editorials (op-ed). Further, it will touch on utilizing social media as a way to influence public opinion.
Dr. David H. Newman comments on gun violence from his viewpoint as an emergency room physician.Source: New York Times
Fortunately, a popular movement to minimize climate change is beginning (for example, see 350.org or Physicians for Social Responsibility), and government has taken some steps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.Source: Kennebec Journal
In her bicycle trek across Japan last month, Iowa City resident Michelle Gin of Iowa PSR met a number of hibakusha, the Japanese term for survivors of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. in 1945.Source: Iowa City Press Citizen